After suffering its worst election defeat since 1949, Germany’s center-left Social Democrats (SPD) began some internal soul-searching on Monday as party leader Martin Schulz unveiled his plan for the future.
With coalition talks bogged down in a war of words between the negotiating parties, a senior member of the Christian Democrats (CDU) has warned that failure is not an option.
Two Austrian classrooms, in Villach and Klagenfurt, consist of children purely from migrant backgrounds and not a single child speaks German as a first language. Breitbart News reports.
In the heart of rural Pennsylvania, a 300-year-old language with European roots and a rich American cultural tradition is thriving.
German police clashed with Kurdish demonstrators protesting against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the western city of Düsseldorf on Saturday. The violence erupted when police warned protesters to take down banners of Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). When the warnings were ignored, police moved in to remove illegal banners […]
Prominent Austrian politician Peter Pilz quit on Saturday as head of his newly formed anti-establishment party over sexual harassment allegations.
German luxury carmaker BMW said it was recalling “approximately one million vehicles” in North America over two separate problems that posed fire risks, and did not rule out that more countries may be affected. The first voluntary recall affects certain BMW 3 Series models from 2006 to 2011, the company said in a statement. The issue is […]
Several thousand demonstrators converged on Bonn on Saturday ahead of UN climate negotiations demanding that governments step up action to halt global warming, starting with a rapid phase-out of coal-burning power plants.
Some German schools are lucky to have a single computer in classrooms; others boast all the latest gadgets. Researchers for Bertelsmann have called for bigger investments in tech, but some teachers strongly disagree.
The German government has admitted that it does not always know the whereabouts of rejected asylum seekers, but argues that the number doesn’t tell the whole truth.